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Demography

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  • Men Who Migrate, Women Who Waitby Caroline B. Brettell

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 52.00 US$ 41.60

    The author examines not only the imbalance in the marital fortunes of men and women but its effect on the roles of women in the community. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University... more...

  • Erwerbsverlauf, Altersübergang, Alterssicherungby Falko Trischler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 54.99

    Falko Trischler zeigt anhand empirischer Analysen, dass die soziale Ungleichheit der Alterseinkünfte in Folge des Wandels der Erwerbsverläufe und der Rentenreformmaßnahmen in den kommenden Jahren deutlich zunehmen wird. Der Autor behandelt die vielfachen Zusammenhänge von Erwerbsverlauf, Altersübergang und Alterssicherung sowie deren Folgewirkungen... more...

  • Coping with Population Challengesby Louise Lassonde

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95

    Despite rapidly decreasing rates of population growth caused by reduced fertility in the majority of world regions, demographers are predicting that the world's population will still double by the year 2050. The question is therefore no longer the traditional one of whether the planet can support so many people, but how to provide a sustainable future... more...

  • Patronage as Politics in South Asiaby Anastasia Piliavsky

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 112.00 US$ 91.84

    This book studies patronage in South Asia to understand the vernacular workings of this political form. more...

  • Aging in Americaby Robert L. Scardamalia

    Bernan Press 2014; US$ 109.99

    In light of the aging baby boomer population, concerns about the financial stability of Social Security, trends in disability, health care costs, and the supply of caregivers are all topics at the forefront of conversation. Aging in America focuses on this concern, and presents comparative data that speaks to the broader American population.... more...

  • Population 10 Billionby Danny Dorling

    Little, Brown Book Group 2013; US$ 12.99

    Before May 2011 the top demographics experts of the United Nations had suggested that world population would peak at 9.1 billion in 2100, and then fall to 8.5 billion people by 2150. In contrast, the 2011 revision suggested that 9.1 billion would be achieved much earlier, maybe by 2050 or before, and by 2100 there would be 10.1 billion of us. What's... more...

  • Population Geographyby John I. Clarke; W. B. Fisher

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Population Geography, Second Edition focuses on the relationships between population distribution and environment. This book aims to introduce population study, explain the geographical approach, and suggest a frame on which to hang regional studies of population. This edition begins by defining population geography, followed by a discussion on... more...

  • Data Mining for the Social Sciencesby Paul Attewell; David Monaghan

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 39.95 US$ 31.96

    We live in a world of big data: the amount of information collected on human behavior each day is staggering, and exponentially greater than at any time in the past. Additionally, powerful algorithms are capable of churning through seas of data to uncover patterns. Providing a simple and accessible introduction to data mining, Paul Attewell and David... more...

  • The Fear of Population Declineby Michael S. Teitelbaum

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    The Fear of Population Decline provides an elaborated discussion on the concept of population decline. The book is comprised of seven chapters that show the extent to which demographic developments form a part of a much longer continuum of discussion and behavior. In the opening chapter, the book discusses the nature of population decline, and then... more...

  • Irish Americansby William Watson; Eugene Halus

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 100.00

    The Irish have had a significant impact on America across three centuries, helping to shape politics, law, labor, war, literature, journalism, entertainment, business, sports, and science. This encyclopedia explores why the Irish came to America, where they settled, and how their distinctive Irish-American identity was formed. Well-known Irish Americans... more...